Category: Features

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Noam Chomsky:  Class Struggle or Get it in the Neck, Part 1

Unless working people, the general population, take part in the class struggle, they’re going to get it in the neck

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Jeremy Brecher: The Biden Climate Plan, Part 1

While the Biden plan is not as comprehensive as that proposed in the Democratic primaries by Jay Inslee or as radical as Bernie Sanders’ plan, it has the potential to make very substantial reductions in GHG emissions while creating substantial numbers of climate jobs

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Jonathan Cook: I Am Greta isn’t about climate change. It’s about the elusiveness of sanity in an insane world

We are in an ideological bubble—and one that will burst as surely as the financial kind. Thunberg is that still, small voice of sanity outside the bubble

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Noam Chomsky: Trump Has Revealed the Extreme Fragility of American Democracy

I think both Trump and Trumpism will remain with us for a long time, both the individual himself and the poisonous currents he has unleashed

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Medea Benjamin: Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

Photo by Johnny Silvercloud   Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, likely by Israel with the go-ahead from the U.S. administration, is a desperate attempt to use Trump’s last Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Voting Is Not the End of Our Work. It’s Only the Beginning

Once Trump is fully removed, the work will be to move forward to construct the better world that is within reach

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Jack Rasmus: How Could 70 Million Still Have Voted for Trump?

Photo by Julian Leshay/Shutterstock.com     Media pundits and others have been deeply perplexed as to why so many Americans in this election—70 million, in fact—voted for Trump. But it’s not all that difficult to understand. There are three major explanations: the economy, health, and, most important, a matter of culture and racism manipulated by Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Quite Capable of an “October Surprise”

It’s anything but a sure thing. Election tampering is a huge industry. Massive campaign funding in the last days can have a major effect, as seems to have happened in 2016

M Adams: On Community Control of Police

What we have been naming as community control has to do with Black people in particular being able to determine policies, practice, procedures, as well as hiring and firing of police

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Sonali Kolhatkar: President Trump, Child-Trafficker-in-Chief

While the Department of Homeland Security claimed that MPP would “decrease the… ability of smugglers and traffickers to prey on vulnerable populations,” in fact it does the opposite

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